- fame and renown resulting from an act or achievement : prestige
- praise given for achievement
Detective Daniel knelt before the body. It was half hidden by leaves. Buried hastily? Not likely when they were in the middle of the city. The killer wanted this victim found.
“This madman doesn’t deserve any praise.” Detective Daniel scowled as he stood.
Nearby throngs of reporters stood, eager for their story. Did they even care about the victim? This poor woman who was slashed beyond recognition? Or catching the murderer? Doubtful.
“Pack of savages,” he grumbled. “Worse than the killer.”